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ARCTIC RESEARCH PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN YUKON

by wade on September 2, 2014

(Whitehorse, Yukon, 21 August 2014) Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the launch of the National Research Council (NRC) Arctic Program. As part of the Arctic Program, the NRC will enter into research partnerships, which focus on technology aimed at improving the lives of Northerners and advancing Northern economic development.   Read more.

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EMSAT CORPORATION AND AMBIDADOS SIGN AGREEMENT OF STRATEGIC COOPERATION

by wade on September 2, 2014

(St. John's NL and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro,August 27, 2014) EMSAT Corporation of St. John’s, Newfoundland and AMBIDADOS, of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, have entered into an agreement to develop a commercial offering for the global environmental monitoring market.  The agreement was signed in Brazil during EMSAT’s participation in Navalshore 2014.  EMSAT’s participation was supported by a partnership between the Dept. of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, ACOA, NATI and OceansAdvance.
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KRAKEN SONAR SYSTEMS NAMED TO MTR 100

by wade on September 2, 2014

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND – AUGUST 28, 2014 — Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., a leading sonar technology company, announced today that Marine Technology Reporter has again included Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. as part of their MTR100 - a list of the 100 most influential companies in the international marine technology.   Read more.

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TIANJIN UNIVERSITY TESTS LONG-RANGE UUV

by wade on June 30, 2014

Researchers with Tianjin University, one of the largest multidisciplinary engineering universities in China, have completed a test of the autonomous underwater unmanned vehicle (UUV), "Haiyan," in the South China Sea, the Qingdao News reports in an online story postedf Junbe 29, 2014.   During the test, the vehicle worked consecutively for 21 days and reached a depth of 1,094 meters. With an endurance of 30 days, the torpedo-shaped vessel moves at a maximum underwater speed of close to six kilometers per hour, reports China's largest online news source. Read more.

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RDC INVESTS IN CORROSION RESEARCH AT COASTAL TEST SITE

by wade on June 10, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 04 June 2014) The Research and Development Corporation (RDC) is pleased to announce an investment of $598,000 to build research and development capacity and expertise in corrosion research, an area of significant interest for the oil and gas, marine shipping and other industries who work in the Arctic and other harsh environments.   Read more.